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- Nishikant Kamat Health Issue Social Media Reactions: Reteish Deshmukh Says, He Is On Ventilator Support. He Is Still Alive & Fighting. Improving Pray For Him
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Kamat, 50, suffers from a disease called liver cirrhosis. Due to which he was admitted to a hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad on 31 July.
Director Nishikant Kamat, who has made films like Force and Drishyam, is in critical condition and is fighting for life on a ventilator in a hospital in Hyderabad. Earlier, some celebs paid tribute to him after the misinformation of his demise, though he and common users started praying for him as soon as he realized the mistake.
Ritesh Deshmukh made two tweets about Kamat. In the first tweet, he wrote, 'Nishikant Kamat is on ventilator support. They are still alive and fighting. Let's pray for them. ' In another tweet after this, he wrote, 'I request all the respected media institutions who showed the news related to Nishikant Kamat, please also give an explanation.'
Nishikant kamat is on ventilator support. He is still alive & fighting. Improving pray for him.
– Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 17, 2020
Renuka Shahane corrected mistake, prayed for long life
So sorry for the tweet about Nishikant Kamat. Just heard that he is still among us & I hope he is blessed with a long life. Stay strong Nishi. Praying ??????
– Renuka Shahane (@renukash) August 17, 2020
Swara Bhaskar apologizes and thanks Ritesh
Thanks for this clarification Riteish !!! ???????? Praying for Nishikant sir! ???????? Apologies for falling for a fake news. Hope Nishi sir recovers speedily. https://t.co/ucl89zeozq
– Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) August 17, 2020
Abbas-Mustan wrote about praying
Suchitra Krishnamurthy said – Relieved to hear
Milap Jhaveri said – He is serious but alive
Just spoke to someone who is with Nishikant in the hospital right now. He was passed away yet. Yes he is v critical and fighting life and death. But he is still alive ? https://t.co/h6D8fLA6N8
– Milap (@zmilap) August 17, 2020
Shruti Seth also sent love and prayers
Mukesh Chhabra also offered prayers
Common users also tweeted for Kamat
Many users expressed anger at those who ran false news of Kamat's death. A user posted a health bulletin issued by the hospital regarding his health.
Nishikant kamat is still alive to come back and make us happy with his future work. Extremely sorry for the last tweet. No news channel is trustworthy these days. 4
– Yogesh Raut ❁ (@filmymonk) August 17, 2020
Damn! @zmilap & @Riteishd has already confirmed that #NishikantKamat sir is still fighting it out & people still putting RIP messages .. and those who have already posted, please delete it..don be be so insensitive. I have posted and deleted too .. believed pray for his well being ??
– Prateek (@PRDMovieReviews) August 17, 2020
Kamat has been suffering from liver cirrhosis
Kamat has had liver cirrhosis disease for a long time, and this same disease has come to the fore again. After which he was admitted to AIG Hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad on 31 July. Liver does not function properly in this disease.
Kamat, 50 years old, is known for films like Mumbai Meri Jaan, Force, Lya Bhari (Marathi), Drishyam, Rocky Handsome and Madari. He made his directorial debut with the Marathi film 'Dombivali Fast' in 2005. Which was one of the biggest hit Marathi films of that year. The film also received the National Award for Best Feature Film Marathi.
Most visible from 'Drishyam'
In Bollywood, he got the most fame in 2015 by Ajay Devgan, Tabu and Shreya Saran starrer film 'Drishyam'. Apart from being a great director, he is also a great actor and he has also tried acting in many films.
Also acted in many films
He has also acted in films like Hath Aane De, Satachaya Aath Gharat (Marathi), 404 Error Not Found, Rocky Handsome, Phuge, Daddy, Julie-2, Bhavesh Joshi. Of these, he played the opposite negative role of John Abraham in his 2016 film Rocky Handsome. He was last seen in the Harshvardhan Kapoor starrer film Bhavesh Joshi.